Number Nine-nine-nine

In the beginning, in January of 2009, I was writing this blog every-other-day, on odd days only. My computer gal said I needed an “online presence” where potential agents and publishers and the general public could stalk me—err—I mean check out my work. Heeding her...

Milestones

Every generation has their historically significant “Where were you when it happened?” moments. Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? Where were you when the space shuttle Challenger blew up? Where were you on 9/11? The list could, of course, go on and on...

Solitary Confinement

If I had a dollar for every game of Solitaire I’ve played on my computer or iPad in the past eight months, I’m sure I could take a super-deluxe first-class cruise around the world. Twice. So what’s with that? Why am I wasting my time participating in hours upon hours...

“Art” imitating life

In my last post, I wrote about the underlying social themes of the movies nominated for this year’s Best Picture Oscar. But the movie theater is not the only venue where real-life issues are being addressed. On Thursday, March 5th, the television show “Scandal” aired...

Social Activism at its finest

I love watching the Academy Awards each year. I love the glitz, the glamour, the musical productions, and the jokes that may or may not fall flat during their delivery. The potential for actors to go spontaneously (or even planned) “off script” is what keeps me most...
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